Below you will find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Meli-Ann Designs cake decorating service.
What type of cakes do you make? We can cater for any type of function. We produce all types of custom cakes including 2D novelty cakes, 3D novelty cakes, single and tiered cakes suitable for use as wedding cakes, engagement cakes, kids birthday cakes, adults birthday cakes, christening cakes, baby shower cakes as well as cupcakes, cake pops and cookies. Please don't hesitate to call us and discuss your cake requirements.
How do I order a cake? The easiest way to order a cake is to fill out our contact form. Please be as specific as possible so we have enough information to process your request! Of course, you may also call or email. We will then contact you to discuss your order. Please note that all custom cake orders are not confirmed until a deposit is received.
How much do your cakes cost? Since all of our celebration cakes, cupcakes, cookies and cake pops are custom designed, and unique to each client, we do not have set prices. Our custom designed sweets are priced according to size, complexity of design and detail with cupcakes, cake pops & cookies starting from $4.50 (min order 24 per style), 2D novelty cakes from $250, 3D novelty cakes and tiered cakes from $300. We are happy to work within your event budget, and encourage you to contact us to discuss your options.
I am having a small function, is there a minimum order size for carved cakes? To ensure you get the best visual impact for your 2D novelty cakes and 3D novelty cakes, we may need to increase the portion quantities up to approximately 20 portions, the upside, more left overs.
What is your payment policy? All orders require a non-refundable 50% deposit to be placed in order and reserve your date and time for delivery. The remaining balance will be due one week prior to your event.
How far in advance should I place my order? As soon as you know you want a cake. Bookings are made on a first come, first pay basis. We are a boutique cake studio and are limited in the number of events we can handle each week. Each cake, cupcake, cookies and cake pops we create are completely custom from start to finish, which means we do not have any pre-made cakes for sale, and cannot complete cake orders placed day of. If your request is not within the recommended timeframe, donʼt hesitate to contact us as we often have last minute openings available.
Do you deliver? We offer delivery within the Sydney metro A delivery fee is applicable subject to location.
Do you offer cakes for special dietary concerns? We are more than happy to discuss your special dietary requirements for our cakes, cupcakes, cake pops and cookies. Please note for severe allergies, we do not have separate facilities available for preparing special dietary products.
Can I have more than 1 flavour? Each 2D novelty cakes, 3D novelty cakes and single tier must be composed of a single flavor, but a tiered cake may have multiple flavour options. A minimum of 12 units per flavour is required when ordering our cupcake/cakepops.